Dr Richard Echodu, the Dean Faculty of science Gulu University says the laboratory has hi-tech equipment which uses molecular diagnostic methods.
The facility is being set up by Biosciences Eastern and Central Africa - International Livestock Research Institute-BecA - ILR Hub. Dr Richard Echodu, the Dean Faculty of science Gulu University says the laboratory has hi-tech equipment which uses molecular diagnostic methods.
He says it will be usefully in the study of trypanosome infections in post conflict districts of Adjumani, Amuru and Moyo. Dr Echodu says the research facility will also be used to diagnose animal, plant and human diseases.
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Professor Calistus Baliddawa, the Gulu university deputy vice chancellor says their students will no longer have to travel to other university for research.
He says the community can also use the laboratory for paternity and DNA tests. Wellington Ekaya a senior scientist notes that the University will conduct effective training, consultancy and Research professionally since it has a well equipped lab.
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The research facility will start functioning next week after final installations are done at the former faculty of medicine in Gulu town.